Zeche Zollverein: Industrial culture up close
Immerse yourself in the mining past of an entire region in the World Cultural Heritage Zeche Zollverein in die Bergbau-Vergangenheit and let the only UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in the Ruhr area to date amaze you. Follow the monument path and admire city development in Essen in light of industrialisation. You could also explore noticeable buildings, art and culture in the public space along the blue stones of the culture path.
The Red Dot Design Museum is also located on the premises of the Zeche Zollverein. About 2,000 exhibits, products and objects of daily use that are characterised by good design can be found here on 4,000 sqm. Innovation, originality and beautiful forms from more than 45 countries are exhibited here. All products have received the Red Dot Design Award from an international expert jury in a global competition.